Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of American history from the influx of immigrants in 1900 to the late 90s explosion of technology and mass communication. Written by
Did You Know?
In 1997, the people of Britain gathered for a final farewell to Princess Diana. 96 years earlier in 1901 the same streets were crowded for the funeral of Queen Victoria who had given her name to an entire era. The world changed more between those two funerals than it had in 1000 years of history.
Spun-off from The Century